Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. Palestinian employers to consolidate position on draft social security legislation

    The ILO will convene a three-day workshop to enhance employers’ understanding and unify their positions on the occupied Palestinian territory's draft social security law.

  2. The ILO in Iraq

    20 January 2016

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Iraq. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  3. © ILO 2022

    Establishing a Social Security System for Private Sector Workers

    21 November 2015

    The ILO is supporting efforts by government, workers and employers in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) to reform labour laws and enhance social dialogue.

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    Support the establishment of social protection fund and universal health coverage in Lebanon

    21 November 2015

    The ILO is working with the Lebanese government as well as workers’ and employers’ organizations in the country to identify social security gaps, introduce universal healthcare to tripartite stakeholders and assist in the establishment of a national social protection floor.

  5. ILO assists Palestinians to finalize first social security law for private sector workers and their family members

    14 October 2015

  6. ILO launches consultations towards comprehensive universal healthcare in Lebanon

    National and global health experts will gather in Beirut to identify areas for research and consideration, with the aim to produce a detailed and actionable plan to implement universal healthcare in Lebanon.

  7. Agenda: Lebanon Universal Healthcare Roundtable Consultation

    28 September 2015

  8. List of Participants: Lebanon Universal Healthcare Roundtable Consultation

    28 September 2015

  9. Palestinian employers gather in Jordan to forge unified recommendations on draft social security law

    16 September 2015

    As the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) prepares to roll out a historic comprehensive social security system to cover all private sector workers and their family members, the ILO gathers Palestinian employer representatives at a workshop to discuss the draft social security law and finalise their recommendations.

  10. ILO and UAE agree on capacity building programme for the MoL to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions

    20 April 2015

    The two-year project will improve the UAE’s capacity to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions, including those of migrant workers.